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Review of LG Electronics 4.7 cu.ft. High-Efficiency Top Load Washer in Graphite Steel, ENERGY STAR (Model: WT5170HV)$1079

Review of LG Electronics 4.7 cu.ft. High-Efficiency Top Load Washer in Graphite Steel, ENERGY STAR (Model: WT5170HV)

Good
Rating
3.90 stars
80
Reviews
$1080-$1200
Price Range
Reviewed on: January 14, 2013
Author: BoolPool.com

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Cleans clothes well
  • Water and energy efficient
  • Large capacity
  • Great performance and quality
  • Easy to use and quiet
  • Good looking stylish design with beautiful color
  • Re-balance feature is great
Cons
  • May break after few months and hard to fix
  • Spoiled and torn laundry in some cases
  • Long cycles
  • Automatic water level feature may leave clothes unwashed

Review Summary

This is the summary of consumer reviews for LG Electronics 4.7 cu.ft. High-Efficiency Top Load Washer in Graphite Steel, ENERGY STAR (Model: WT5170HV). The BoolPool rating for this product is Good, with 3.90 stars, and the price range is $1080-$1200.

LG Electronics WT5170HV provides an ultra large washing capacity of 4.7 cu.ft in the form of a High-Efficiency Energy Star Top Load Washer. Its WaveForce technology, rapid drum movement and powerful water jets provide a revolutionary washing and rinsing experience. The clothes come out super clean. Even with the rapid drum movement, this washer is super quiet. Users like the fast spin cycle because it cuts down on the drying time in dryer and also helps in easy drying of delicate laundry. The re-balance feature on this LG washer is great and liked by users.

WT5170HV uses automatic water level settings based on the load. It has 14 different programs, 5 washing/rinsing temperature settings and 12 options to provide almost personalized wash settings for ease of use. The washer has an attractive design and beautiful Graphite Steel color with a transparent glass lid. For safety reasons, the lid has no-slam feature and it gets locked when machine is in use. It can hold and wash many towels, blankets, pillows and king size bedding. Users like the nice tune it plays after each cycle.

Some users complain that it has long cycles and takes long time to wash clothes. A few users do not like the automatic water level feature because it leaves clothes unwashed sometimes. Sometimes users experienced that machine broke too soon and was hard to get repaired or replaced from LG.

Overall, LG Electronics 4.7 cu.ft. High-Efficiency Top Load Washer with model# WT5170HV is a good looking and stylish, ultra-large capacity, quiet and easy to use washer which gets good ratings from most users.

This LG 4.7 cu. ft. HE washer also comes in White color. Model # WT5170HW.

User Voice

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Review Group #: 1
(3.50 stars)
7 Reviews
Large capacity therefore can wash big loads of laundry Saves time on laundry
Review Group #: 2
(4.50 stars)
8 Reviews
Cleans clothes well Easy to use Very efficient
Review Group #: 3
(4.00 stars)
9 Reviews
Very quiet Pleasant tune for end of cycle notification Lot of options for cycles
Review Group #: 4
(4.50 stars)
10 Reviews
Users love the large capacity of this LG washer
Review Group #: 5
(4.00 stars)
12 Reviews
Uses less water Automatically sets water level
Review Group #: 6
(4.00 stars)
16 Reviews
Water efficient Spins clothes almost dry Some users do not like automatic water level feature
Review Group #: 7
(4.00 stars)
16 Reviews
Good looking washing machine Amazingly quiet Users love this LG washer

Where to Buy

StorePromotionsPriceAdditional Details
Amazon$1079.10Ships from and sold by HCcost.
HomeDepot$1079.10
Sears$1199.99
BestBuy$1199.99

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Amazon.com  ‎ Rating: 1.80 stars from 4 reviews‎.
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